Lorna McGregor is a Professor of International Human Rights Law at Essex Law School and Director of the Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex. She is the Principal Investigator of an ESRC Large Grant (£5 million) on Human Rights, Big Data and Technology that examines the opportunities and risks to human rights posed by big data, smart technology and artificial intelligence. Lorna is a Co-Chair of the International Law Association’s Study Group on Individual Responsibility under International Law, a Contributing Editor of EJIL Talk! and a Commissioner at the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Prior to becoming an academic, Lorna worked for REDRESS and the International Bar Association.